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Archive for November 18th, 2013

18 Nov2011 Census data on number of BSL users

UKCoD/DAC – project to estimate need, demand and cost of relay services for d/Deaf people in the UK

The 2011 Census contained a question on languages which, for the first time, enabled individuals to self-identify as BSL users.

The raw data from the Scotland and England and Wales census gives a confusing and contradictory picture in terms of a potential measure of the number of people whose first or preferred language is British Sign Language.

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